Family bushcraft activities

Bushcrafts, wild food, bird watching, wildlife and nature watching events in North East England, the North Pennines, Northumberland, Durham and Kielder

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Public events and workshops in partnership with the Forestry Commission and Kielder Water and Forest Park

Debris shelter building in Hamsterley ForestYou can choose from a wide range of activities for a wide range of different people from bushcrafts for families to survival week-ends for the hardened outdoor type; from night walks to discover creatures of the dark to day time forest wildlife safaris.

We run our own courses and public events at Harehope near Frosterley in Weardale as well as running events for the Forestry Commission at Hamsterley Forest and at Kielder Castle and for Northumbrian Water at Kielder Waterside.

Click on a location link below to explore the events there this year.

Booking is essential. Don't forget you can also book any of our activities for a date and time that suits you.


Gift Vouchers

The ideal present; buy a half or full day activity gift voucher open for use on any of our activities emailed direct to you.

Hamsterley Forest
Forestry Commission

Kielder Castle
Forestry Commission

Kielder Waterside
Northumbrian Water

Family bushcrafts at Hamsterley Forest
Red squirrels at KielderFamily activities in the forest at Kielder